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Paleoamerican Origins: Beyond Clovis by Robson Bonnichsen


Paleoamerican Origins: Beyond Clovis presents 23 up-to-date syntheses of important topics surrounding the debate over the initial prehistoric colonization of the Americas. These papers are written by some of the foremost authorities who are on the trail of the first Americans. The papers are written by some of the foremost authorities who are on the trail of the first Americans. The papers in this volume include a discussion of the archaeological evidence for Clovis and Pre-Clovis sites in North America (11 papers) and South America (2 papers). In addition, papers on the genetic evidence (2 papers) and skeletal evidence (4 papers) provide insights into the origins of the first Americans. Additional papers include ideas on the changing perceptions of Paleoamerican prehistory, public policy and science, and a comprehensive concluding synthesis.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781603448123
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: Peopling of the Americas Publications
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


ROBSON BONNICHSEN (deceased) was the director of the Center for the Study of the First Americans and a professor in the Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M University. BRADLEY T. LEPPER is a curator of Archaeology at the Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio. DENNIS STANFORD is the director of the Smithsonian Institution’s Paleoindian/Paleoecology Program and curator of several archaeological collections at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. MICHAEL R. WATERS is the director of the Center for the Study of the First Americans and a professor in the Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M University.

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